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Did Medieval Islamic Theology Subvert Science?
It is often supposed in Islamic studies that Al-Ghazali demolished the basis for science in the Muslim world by his so-called orthodox attack against rational thinking which nurtured a negative...
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Natural Philosophy in the Islamic World
In the following short report, we present a summary of the lecture presented by Professor Peter Adamson in the Muslim Heritage Awareness Group (MHAG) meeting organized by FSTC in London on 30 March...
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Kairouan Capital of Political Power and Learning in the Ifriqiya
The following article presents a survey on some glorious pages of the history of Kairouan, the ancient capital of the Islamic Ifriqiya (present day Tunisia). Founded in 670 by ‘Uqba ibn Nafi', the...
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Rediscovering Arabic Science
The magazine Saudi Aramco World published in May-June 2007 an interesting folder on Arabic and Islamic science. The folder of 20 pages consists of several articles illustrated with a rich iconography...
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The Ethical Theory of Education of Ahmad Miskawayh
Abu `Ali Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Ya'qub Miskawayh (932-1030) is a brilliant intellectual and philosopher of 10th-century Buwayhid Baghdad. His effect on Islamic philosophy is mainly concerned with...
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Muslim Heritage and Education
This is the text of a presentation made to The Education and Culture Committee of the EU Parliament in Brussels on the 5th November 2008.
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Figure 1. An artist's impression of Al-Biruni (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
Mathematics in Muslim Heritage
Early mathematics was revolutionised by Muslim scholars like Al-Khwarizmi, the founder of Algebra; Al-Kindi,...
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Figure 1. Gok Madrasa's gate, Sivas, Turkey (from Miniaturk, Istanbul).
Scientific Life during the Period of the Anatolian Seljuks
Besides the madrasas, hospitals and social assistance institutions established in Anatolia during the...
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Lord Vivian Bowden on Muslim Heritage in Economics and Fiscal System
Lord Bowden was a legendary Principal and Vice Chancellor of UMIST. He had an interest about Muslim Heritage...
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Jewels of the Muslim Chinese Heritage
The prominence of Islam in China is fascinating and a surprise to many, with its long establishment of Muslim...
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A Model of the Historians
In this short article we learn about Al-Mas'udi, a man regarded by Ibn Khaldun as the Imam of historians. Al-...
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